Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban
Top U.S. singer, songwriter and record producer, Robert Sylvester Kelly, popularly referred to as R Kelly in the showbiz industry has given an endorsement to Nigerian artiste Davido’s hit single called ‘IF.’
R Kelly just last week released a remix version of Davido’s track which has been enjoying massive airplay across the continent with huge views on Youtube as well.
The singer posted his remix on his Facebook and Twitter accounts with a message that read, ‘‘NEW MUSIC ALERT: I had to jump on the remix to Nigerian artist @iam_Davido song, “IF,” debuting at number 2 on the charts!’‘
It is unclear when a full track will be released in that line. But the Nigerian artist Davido whose songs including Gobe and Skelewu have gained popularity across Africa, while celebrating the endorsement put it down to staying true to his culture.
Whiles hailing the U.S star who he described as a ‘legend,’ Davido said he was honored advising other artistes to stay true to their culture and that ‘THEY – the big global stars – WILL COME.’
The song basically talks about how a man seeks to reassure his lover (by name Brigette) of his unending love promising her a cash sum of 30 billion in her account plus designer wear for her. It has been been viewed over 14.3 million times on Youtube.